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    ‘Extensive update’ planned for outdoor lighting code

    Stargazers at Dead Horse Point State Park admire the Milky Way and point out constellations. Photo courtesy Bettymaya Foot Community members were invited to ask questions, offer suggestions and learn about a proposed...

    A ban on a ban

    Pondering plastic: New bill challenges Moab’s bag ban Local stores and consumers have adapted well to Moab’s plastic bag ban that went into effect Jan. 1, but state lawmakers are looking at a...

    Moonflower draws criticism over recent firings

    Board responds with statement Members of the Moonflower Community Cooperative packed into the Grand County Library’s conference room for the monthly board of directors meeting on Feb. 21. The unusually high attendance was triggered...

    Study committee formed

    Council declines to pursue litigation After nearly a year of animus and sometimes heated rhetoric, political intrigue and litigation, the study committee voters approved in the 2018 election has been formed and will soon...

    Dates set for overnight accommodation discussions

    Five months left to develop long-term plan The Grand County Planning Commission set and proposed dates for public discussions regarding restrictions on future development of overnight accommodations in Moab during a meeting Tuesday, Feb....

    New vacation resort promises Moab greater economic activity

    Amid local irritation regarding overnight accommodations, new vacation properties continue to go up in and around Moab. Wyndham Destinations, a timeshare company headquartered in Florida, is among the corporations overseeing this new construction, and they say their...

    Middle school to hold information night on new building, principal

    Nussman out permanently The Grand County School District will host a community information night for the building and construction of the new Grand County Middle School from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March...

    State: Colorado River a reliable source of water for Utah

    Falling storage levels at both lakes Powell and Mead have highlighted the potential effects of climate change on the Colorado River, causing some to question its future viability as a reliable water supply source for the state...

    Educator’s Day on the Hill

    Grand County contingent meets with lawmakers Grand County educators met with state Sen. David Hinkins during a visit to the Legislature on Friday, Feb. 22. From the left is, BreAnn Brewer, Chase Clyde,...

    City Council sets new business license fees

    Members postpone long-term rental discussion The City of Moab has updated its business license fee schedule to better reflect administrative costs, but fees for long-term rentals will require more deliberation. During its regular meeting...

    Latest News

    White Mesa Mill hopes to benefit from Trump’s uranium reserve plan

    Energy Fuels, the owner of the White Mesa Mill and mining properties in San Juan County, is hopeful that a new proposal in the federal budget could be a lifeline...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.